The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Launches New Year with Exceptional leadership

The January Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Board Retreat was led by new Chairman Rehan Alimohammad, a partner with law firm Wong Fleming.   The retreat was hosted by Johnson Development at the spacious Sawmill Lake Club where the executive board, current members and staff welcomed the following new board members:

Juan Alexander, Director – Si Environmental

Noe Escobar, Vice President – LJA

Jonathan Howard, Senior Project Manager – BGE

Kevin Riles, President – Kevin Riles Real Estate

Darrell Roth, Managing Partner – Roth Management Group

Afshi Merchant, President – Oil Products Distribution

Allisandra Wen – Safari Texas Ranch


The executive committee mirrors the entire board of directors and is comprised of business leaders representing an impressive roster of companies from across the county. Keri Schmidt is President and CEO, Immediate Past Chair is Malisha Patel, CEO Memorial Hermann, Chair-elect is Jonathan Pursch, Vice President Frost Bank, and Keith Borgfeldt, President/Founder Spartan Wealth Management is Secretary/Treasurer.    Additionally, Chris Breaux of Whitley Penn has joined the slate of Division Chairs as the Governmental Relations Committee Chair.  Keri Schmidt said of the engaged and dedicated group, “It’s very exciting that the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce continues to attract top quality community leaders to help guide the organization.  We will have a very strong and diverse Board of Directors, Officers and Division Chairs, which will ensure our success in the new year”


About the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

As the only 5-star accredited and single-county chamber in the nine-county area surrounding the Houston Metroplex, membership provides both immediate and long-term benefits for your business and helps build momentum for our community’s future.